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Business

  • Local fabric store celebrates fifth anniversary

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Purr-sonally Yours quilt and fabric shop celebrated its five-year anniversary at the end of June.
    The shop is owned by Diane and Mark McClain, who also own Radio Shack.
    Diane McClain said a few things have changed since they first opened. She said they started as an embroidery shop and changed to a full fabric and quilt shop.
    McClain said they have even had to expand to the back of Radio Shack.
    The McClains opened the store in the Harrison Square five years ago because they had the space available at the time.

  • McCann to hold auditions for his 10-minute play

    Local playwright, William McCann, who recently moved to Harrison County, announces that auditions for his 10-minute play “Three O’clock” will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Cynthiana Christian Church, 202 N. Main St. A single performance of “Three O’clock” will be performed on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. on the Performing Arts Stage, North Wing, at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.

  • Mallory accepted into art exhibition

    Local artist Wesley Mallory of Harrison County has his artwork, Point of Departure – Oil on Canvas, accepted into ViewPoint 44, 2012, a national juried art competition sponsored by the Cincinnati Art Club. This marks the 44th year for this annual competition which comprises 70 works by national artists in various media.

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  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: FADS
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. Shasta and Tab, e.g.
    6. ___ Wednesday
    9. Fictional company in old cartoons
    13. Spew
    14. “Cafe ___?” Greenwich Village club where Hendrix and Dylan played
    15. Turkish leader title, pl.
    16. *Some fads do this from time to time
    17. Hula dancer’s ornament
    18. One’s manner of walking, pl.
    19. *Bell locations
    21. *Angel pin-up
    23. Increase
    24. Never eat chicken this way
    25. T-cell killer

  • Cynthiana Dental Center holds ribbon cutting ceremony for their new location

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    A new dental center opened March 5 in Cynthiana.
    The Cynthiana Dental Center is run by Drs. Jason McIlvain and Jewell Meade.
    Meade said she and McIlvain worked together at a dental center in Paris and had wanted to open a center in Cynthiana in a few years. She said they didn’t think it would happen this soon though.
    Everything started falling into place, Meade bought the land and building and then the construction began.

  • New tanning and furniture businesses open downtown

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    There are two new local businesses in town, Samson and Ma’s and Cyn City Sun.
    Samson and Ma’s furniture store opened a week ago in Bridge Street Plaza at the corner of Bridge and Walnut streets.
    The owners are Rob and Heidi Samson and Rob’s mom Judy Arrosmith, hence the name Samson and Ma’s.
    “(The store is) family-owned and operated,” Samson said.
    The three owners and the Samson daughter, Hailey Faith, are from Fleming County and drive to Cynthiana to work at the store.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ENGLAND
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. *”The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” author
    6. A light touch
    9. Shirley MacLaine’s 1963 character
    13. Relating to a gene
    14. 2016 Olympics host
    15. a.k.a Little Mermaid
    16. Arabian chieftain
    17. Toymaker
    18. Social class
    19. *Street of Number 10 fame
    21. *England’s official language, 1066-1362
    23. Romantic destination
    24. Antonym of hero
    25. School support org.

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